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  1. bad axle, need advice

    My rear axle in my 2005 Ford Ranger FX4 4X4 4.0L crapped out today while my teen daughter was driving it. I have a 99 Ford Ranger Step Side that is 4.0L and a 4X4 too. My question is are these interchangable without any issues. Can I take it off the 99 and put it right in on the 2005? Please...
  2. Please help me select an better gear ration

    i have an 85 ranger 4x4 2.8L 5sp with a 4in suspension lift and 31s under it. My only problem is that with the stock gears the truck is slower and doesnt do so hot on the highway either. she struggles to stay around 55 floored and even cruising the town i run out of gear fairly fast. Id say i...
  3. 44 to D4 rear-end swap worth it?

    So, I have an '89 Bronco II with a 44 rear end. I also happen to have a '90 bronco II I use for parts, which has a D4 limited-slip. I want to do a swap so I can have the L/S rear-end, but will it last? Do they wear out quickly? Or should I skip all of this and just have one installed on my...
  4. adamson

    Rear Axle Help Pleaase

    Hey there everyone in rangerstation land first of all thanks to all who look and or give any type of positive input. Ok I have a 94 ranger 2.3 4x4 with the open 7.5 rear, my question is I would like to swap out my rear for 8.8 ls or fx4 lvl2 if i can find one but the junk yards say only certain...
  5. 91' rear end?

    Will the rear end from a 93 ford mustang 5.0 lx. 8.8 4lug with drum brakes. 3.27 gearing work in my 91' Ranger super cab?
  6. Tonka

    Rear end skips sideways on bumps

    Why's my Ranger's rear end always trying to skip to the right on bumps? My theory was bad shocks, combined with the effect of having a slightly shorter axle shaft on the right. I changed the shocks, all 4 of them, took it down a crappy back-road, and it rides better but still gets sideways on...
  7. mightysonofa

    rear end took a dump

    1984 bronco II 2.8 4x4, 4 speed stick shift tranny[ well this sucks ,I get the dura spark done new carb running good and remove all the junk emission crapola then my rear end takes a poo :( so now what ? is it worth the 500 to rebuild or do i find a rear end in the junk yard ? if i get a junk...
  8. mazda warrior

    positive traction??

    hey guys i currently have a 97 mazda B2300 manual trans. and i want to know if there is a direct bolt on positive traction rear end like out of a 4x4 ranger or mazda that i can put under it so i can race a little i am currently putting a new clutch and wanting to put a turbo or nitrous on it any...
  9. mazda warrior

    positive traction

    hey guys i currently have a 97 mazda B2300 manual trans. and i want to know if there is a direct bolt on positive traction rear end like out of a 4x4 ranger or mazda that i can put under it so i can race a little i am currently putting a new clutch and wanting to put a turbo or nitrous on it any...
  10. Ring & Pinion repalcement HELP

    I have an 86 BroncoII 2.9 4X4 with a blown rear end. I believe it is just the ring and pinion gears but have options for replacement. 1. just ring and pinion 2.posi unit as a whole with ring and pinion gears attached 3.complete axle assembly. I have never opened a rear end like this but am not...
  11. hi there

    new to the site long time bronco lover needs to know if there is any major problems to take out the 7.5 rear end and change it to the 8.8
  12. 97 Ranger rear end help!!! :bawling:

    i have a 97 ranger 4.0, 4x4 its got 197,000 miles, been flipped, and totaled twice, i bough the truck for 9000 Pennies it just my daily driver, and is making a knocking noise in the rear end when i go up driveways and over bumps. i took the back wheels off the other day and you can pull each...
  13. brake problem 8.8

    hey i recently got an 92 explorer rear to install in my 89 ranger and it was missing the parking brake lever on one side is there any place i should look to find one? thanks


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